Golemo Ezero lake

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Golemo Ezero Lake


7 to 9 hours



Uphill climbing

1000 meters

Best period

Late May to early November

Golemo Ezero Lake, National Park Pelister

Embark on a remarkable adventure with the Great Pelister Lake hiking tour within the picturesque Pelister National Park. This expedition offers a trifecta of experiences, making it a truly “three-in-one” excursion.

Firstly, revel in the awe-inspiring beauty of the protected area as you traverse through its pristine landscapes. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature as you navigate towards the glacial wonder of the Great Pelister Lake, a breathtaking sight to behold.

Moreover, enhance your journey by visiting the mountain lodge situated by the shimmering lake. This rustic haven bears the name of a notable figure in Macedonian mountaineering history—the first Macedonian to conquer Mount Everest in 1989. Delve into the rich legacy of mountaineering as you explore this iconic lodge.

Commencing from the charming weekend settlement of Nizo Pole, the hike unfolds along a scenic trail offering panoramic vistas of the Pelagonia valley and the majestic peaks of Mount Baba. Each step presents an opportunity to marvel at the natural splendor surrounding you.

For those seeking an exhilarating challenge, the adventure can extend to conquering the summit of Pelister. Following the ascent, descend on the opposite side of the mountain towards the renowned hotel Molika. This route promises one of the most panoramic hiking experiences in the Macedonian mountains, solidifying its place among the top-tier hiking tours in the Western Balkans.

Prepare to be captivated by the grandeur of nature and the exhilaration of exploration on this unforgettable journey through Pelister National Park.

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Difficulty of the tour:

Duration of the tour:

7 to 9 hours

Length of the tour:

12 km

Uphill climbing:

1000 meters

Required fitness:

Panoramas and landscapes:


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Just contact us if you need more information about the tour.


Everybody has to know that the right clothing and equipment is essential for a successful mountain trip. There will be some items and travel clothes which you will want to pack for the journey which will not be required on the tour in the mountains, so these may be left at your hotel and collected at the end, a light fold away small bag is useful for these items.

The following list is a combination of suggestion, advice and our experience of what you will need. For additional information’s do not hesitate to contact us.

This is what we think essential for safety and basic comfort.

  • Compass
  • Map
Sun protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
Clothing – warm weather
  • Wicking T – shirt (synthetic or wool)
  • Wicking underwear
  • Quick – drying pants or shorts
  • Long – sleeve shirt (protecting from sun, bugs)
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants – waterproof and breathable)
  • Sun – shielding hat
  • Bandana or Buff
Clothing cool weather
  • Wicking long – sleeve T – shirt
  • Wicking long underwear
  • Hat, cap, skullcap, balaclava or headband
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants – waterproof and breathable)
  • Fleece jacket or vest, and pants
  • Hiking Boots suited to terrain and conditions
  • Trekking socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Gaiters (for snow conditions)
  • Backpack 30 – 45 liters
  • Trekking poles
  • Energy food and beverages
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • Nylon cord (5 meters)
  • First aid kit
  • Knife or multi – tool, duct tape strips
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes and toilet rolls
  • Small Ziploc plastic boxes
  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Money belt